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A Patio is Better For You Than A Deck, And Here’s Why

4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER A PATIO OVER A DECK Many options exist for homeowners in LA when it comes to putting their outdoor space for functional use. For the greater number of homeowners, however, the decision always comes down to choosing between either a patio or a deck. Most homeowners are at sixes […]

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Categories Of Pavers For Walkways, Driveways, And Patio

Categories Of Pavers For Walkways, Driveways, And Patio

Expanding the personal and architectural style of your home to your outdoor areas requires some careful consideration and deliberation. The paving stones that grace your garden path, driveway, walkways, or patio are guaranteed to last for decades and must be chosen as carefully as you chose your outdoor furniture.

Although there exist an assortment of pavers for your patio, walkways, and driveways, the qualities of each material will allow you to select the best paver for your project:

  • Concrete Pavers

Concrete pavers are created by pouring concrete into molds, adding dye to mimic natural stones or improve the visual appeal, and incorporating varieties of textures and finishes. These man-made pavers an adopt a wide range of shapes, sizes, and colors.

Laying concrete pavers in different patterns forms focal points on your patio floor and your paving projects can be coupled fire pits, retaining walls and steps made from the same or complementary materials. There is an assortment of concrete pavers that allows the pairing of a perfect to any aesthetic style or theme.

Concrete pavers are individually and collectively strong, withstanding both the elements and the test of time. A concrete paving project can easily be cleared of snow and is almost maintenance-free asides from occasional replacement.

  • Porcelain Landscape Tiles

Porcelain landscape tiles are resistant owing to their high density and can be made even more impervious to water through the addition of a melted glass glaze. This property results in a further resistance to staining and discoloration, requiring little maintenance.

The jointing material between the tiles is vulnerable to humidity and moisture, however, and can be discolored by molds and mildew if not sealed. Porcelain landscape tiles tend to withstand fire and physical impact but individual tiles can easily be replaced in the case of damage. Although the installation of porcelain tiles can be time-consuming and costly, this long-lasting project will award your beautiful property with surging value and that will make up for whatever the installation has cost you.

Why not choose from these categories of pavers and make you’re surrounding a beauty to behold?

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Outdoor Walkways

3 Driveway Ideas That Will Make A Huge Impact On Your Property

Make a BIG first impression with these Driveway Ideas! Driveways are most often the first impression someone has when looking at a home, yet they are severely neglected by most homeowners. Ironically enough, most homeowners think of driveways as entirely functional and not at all a space that can upgrade their curb appeal. Below are […]

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How to Care For Hardscape During the Winter

As the seasons change, they sometimes effect your property. During the winter, the weather can ruin your hardscape. Fortunately, there are important steps you can follow to make sure your hardscape survives throughout these cold months. Read along to know to care for hardscape during the winter. When It Rains, It Pours (Out, Onto Your […]

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Increasing Your Home Value With Pavers

By now you’ve probably guessed that landscaping is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home. In fact, landscaping your property can lead to a 200 to 300% ROI increase according to real estate experts, which you can read more about here. Lesser known, however, is the value that comes from […]

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How Big Should a Driveway Be? Sizing Considerations for Your Los Angeles Home

Whether you realize it or not, driveways make a big first impression. They’re one of the first things someone sees as they approach your home, and the design, shape and size of your driveway are incredibly important. Too often, homeowners underestimate the importance of a well-planned driveway, and they end up with a driveway that’s […]

Sealing Concrete Pavers: The How and Why and What to Consider

Great outdoor spaces often incorporate concrete paver patios, pool decks, and driveways to enhance the appeal of the property. Concrete pavers are durable and low maintenance and come in a nearly unlimited variety of sizes and colors. Pavers can last a lifetime if taken care of properly, but if neglected, stains or fading can reduce […]

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Installing Pavers Over Concrete: Best Practices and Potential Problems

The time has come where you can’t stand the look of your old concrete driveway, patio or walkway any longer. For many Southern California homeowners, the thought of tearing up existing concrete and upgrading to paving stones sounds overwhelming and costly. Luckily, there may be a simple solution that will help increase the curb appeal […]

Don’t Make This Costly Mistake When Hiring a Paving Contractor

Adding a paving stone driveway, walkway, pool deck or enhancing other outdoor spaces is a great way to beautify your home. With so many local paving contractors, it’s important to know what to look for when hiring a paving contractor in Southern California. As you start doing your research, you’ll find that one big differentiator […]

Hiring Guide for Permeable Paving Projects in Los Angeles and Southern California

Over the last few decades, many local municipalities have mandated guidelines to help manage stormwater runoff. In turn, permeable driveways in Los Angeles are becoming more and more popular. Driveways with permeable pavers are a big investment, and it’s important that the job is done correctly. Because installing permeable paving driveways is a specialized skill […]